Friday, September 27, 2013

Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

I’ve spent the past two days in Richmond, Virginia doing research for The Sapphire Brooch. I’ve walked around the city, visited museums and have had fantastic conversations with lots of folks who have fed me facts and figures that I somehow have to turn into a plot. Here are a few pictures of my adventure.
Museum of the Confederacy & The White House
Dinner at the Jefferson Hotel 

President John Tyler's grave site at Hollywood Cemetery
President James Monroe's grave site at Hollywood Cemetery


If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets from Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, here they are again: 
  1. The Other Side of the Story: Give Me a Beat: Rhythm in Dialog
  2. Between the Lines: Edits and Everything Else: Amping up Your Scenes
  3. 10 Ways to Make Readers Loathe Your Antagonist - Helping Writers Become Authors
  4. The Bookshelf Muse: Promoting a Virtual Book Tour
  5. From the Write Angle: WHERE THERE’S A STORY THERE’S AN END
  6. Marketing Books Using Demographics, Psychographics, and Consumer Behavior | The Passive Voice |
  7. Enhance your ebook and your bottom line with creative hyperlinks | Good Words
  8. Bloggers: Do You Call Readers To Action? | Molly Greene: Writer
  9. Mailchimp: Ten Reasons it’s the Best Program for Authors Since Twitter | Molly Greene: Writer
  10. 4 Tips To Increase Your Klout Score [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter
  11. The Other Side of the Story: Through My Eyes. Or Your Eyes. Or Somebody's Eyes. POV Basics
  12. How to Write a Captivating Blog Title | Writers In The Storm Blog
  13. Who Makes You Want to Be a Better Person? - Marcy Kennedy
  14. The Bookshelf Muse: How to Write a Tagline for Your Book (And Why You Need To)
  15. The Secrets of How to Write Short |
  16. Marketing Tips 4 Authors - by @CliveEaton: Creating a USP for your book
  17. What Ever Happened to Book Editors? | The Passive Voice |
  18. The Brave New World of Publishing - Rachelle Gardner
  19. Six Easy Tips for Self-Editing Your Fiction | Kristen Lamb's Blog
  20. What Can I Copyright? | Spann of Time
  21. Why Indie Authors Need to Understand the Amazon Reviewers Subculture | Self-Publishing Advice
  22. Taking a Closer Look at Your Amazon Product Page | The Passive Voice |
  23. Breaking the rules @fcmalby
  24. Twitter Guide For Authors & Illustrators - via @inkyelbows
  25. The Other Side of the Story: Living in My Head: Crafting Natural-Sounding Internal Thoughts
  26. 7 Invaluable Writing Tips From Stephen King
  27. Blood-Red Pencil: Grab Your Reader With the Five Senses
  28. Interviews--My Checklist for Skype Interviews, Podcasts, or Radio | Mystery Writing is Murder
  29. Writer Unboxed » Start Your Author Blog in Five Easy Steps
  30. Addendums, Rights Grabs & Agents | The Passive Voice |
  31. The Other Side of the Story: How to Make a Depressed Character Likable
  32. Maximizing Your Writing Time | The Daily Dahlia
  33. Social Strategy, How to Build a Sustainable Social Media Marketing Plan | Social Media Examiner
  34. Don’t Fall Into This Trap That Could Destroy Your Blog : @ProBlogger
  35. Four Old-School Ways to Thrive in any Economy | Copyblogger
  36. Who Are You Blogging For? The Nimble Media Interview — The Book Designer
  37. 3 Ways to Write Stupendous Supporting Characters - Helping Writers Become Authors
  38. Referencing a Tweet in an Academic Paper? Here's a Citation Generator
  39. Safety tips to stay safe, written by a cop, car safety, predator with gun
  40. The Brave New World of Publishing - Rachelle Gardner
  41. Why Don't Publishers Believe in Author Websites? by Jane Friedman
  42. Content Curation Tips: Content Curation Tips: 6 Places to Find Content to Share on Social Media | Social Media Today
  43. 5 Creative Ways to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog Posts | Social Media Examiner
  44. My 11 Questions About Publishing Ebooks on Amazon’s Kindle
  45. Author Rank, Your Book, Magazine Article or Product & You.
  46. The Best Times To Post On Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn And Pinterest [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter
  47. Quick Manuscript Editing Tips | Fantasy Scroll
  48. 3 Pillars of Selling More Books Online | Digital Book World
  49. Your Characters Are Lost: 4 Ways to Find Them
  50. How Wattpad Gained My Self-Published Novel 500,000 Reads
  51. Mignon Fogarty: Why Book Authors Should Build Apps | Book Marketing Bestsellers
  52. Why Creativity Is Like Karaoke | The Passive Voice |
  53. 12 Facebook Groups for Writers You Don't Want to Miss
  54. The Long Haul - Rachelle Gardner
  55. 5 Reasons Why an #Entrepreneur is like a Jazz Musician | by @JanMoran @RichIdeaCo #startups
  56. Novel Rocket: Mastering Your Craft
  57. Seven Most Useful Writing Apps for Authors | Where Writers Win
  58. Attacking the Page | Martial Arts & Action-Packed Fiction: The Adam & Eve Approach to Character Development
  59. The E-book Sky is Falling... Right? | August Wainwright

Happy writing & running, Kathy

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